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  • 113-133 West 18th Street (Credit: PropertyShark) and Adam Neumann

    113-133 West 18th Street (Credit: PropertyShark) and Adam Neumann

    To better reap the rewards of Midtown South’s flourishing tech scene, Adam Neumann’s WeWork is taking about 115,000 square feet at 113-133 West 18th Street, The Real Deal has learned. The shared office specialist will set up shop about a block away from Twitter’s new headquarters. [more]

  • 550 West 20th Street

    550 West 20th Street

    The state is seeking developers for Bayview Correctional Facility, a former women’s prison located at West 20th Street and 11th Avenue in Chelsea that was officially shuttered back in August.

    Developers have previously expressed interest in turning the site into luxury condominiums or even a hotel, but but state officials aren’t interested in residential uses. Instead, they want a project that would stimulate job growth in the neighborhood. Some developers, however, are skeptical about converting the property, at 550 West 20th Street, into office space, citing its low ceilings, tiny windows and small floor plates. [more]

  • 212 West 18th Street (Rendering at right credit: Neoscape)

    Walker Tower’s crown jewel, otherwise known as Penthouse One, has closed for $50.9 million. [more]

  • From left: Chelsea Market at 75 Ninth Avenue, Google's Larry Page and Sergey Brin and 111 Eighth Avenue

    From left: Chelsea Market at 75 Ninth Avenue, Google’s Larry Page and Sergey Brin and 111 Eighth Avenue

    Google is expanding further at Jamestown Properties’ Chelsea Market, The Real Deal has learned. The search giant is taking 17,658 square feet on the second floor of the 75 Ninth Avenue building, where it now has over 300,000 square feet. [more]

  • Sushi Seki at 1143 First Avenue

    Sushi Seki at 1143 First Avenue

    A trendy Upper East Side sushi joint is expanding to Chelsea.

    Sushi Seki, which opened at 1143 First Avenue in 2002 and has won over the likes of Daniel Boulud and Gordon Ramsay, will open at 208 West 23rd Street. [more]

  • Google's 111 Eighth Avenue NYC headquarters

    Google’s 111 Eighth Avenue NYC headquarters

    Tech giant Google scored more than $21 million in real estate tax savings during the past two years, thanks to an unusual intervention on the part of City Finance Department. [more]

  • From left: Joseph Chetrit, Hotel Chelsea and Ed Scheetz

    From left: Joseph Chetrit, Hotel Chelsea at 222 West 23rd Street and Ed Scheetz

    Hotel Chelsea’s controversial and much-delayed conversion from a mostly rent-stabilized residential building to an upscale boutique hotel was hit with a stop-work order last month, after former owners the Chetrit Group and David Bistricer requested the cancellation of Department of Buildings permits authorizing the work. [more]

  • Lower Manhattan

    Lower Manhattan

    A substance abuse treatment center’s move to the Financial District has residents concerned about the implications for the community.

    Exponents, an outpatient facility that treats drug and alcohol abusers as well as ex-convicts looking to rehabilitate and those suffering from HIV and AIDS, is relocating from 150 West 26th Street in Chelsea to 2 Washington Street. At a meeting last night, Exponents founder Howard Josepher told Community Board 1’s Financial District committee that escalating rents at the current location had prompted the decision. [more]

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    Steven Kassin and 247 West 30th Street

    Infinity Real Estate and Katz Properties sold a 16-story, 70,200-square-foot Chelsea office building for $31.75 million in an off-market deal, Infinity managing partner Steven Kassin told The Real Deal exclusively.

    Twenty-one office tenants occupy the prewar property at 247 West 30th Street between Seventh and Eighth avenues. Between 2008 and 2010, the building underwent a $5 million renovation including a new lobby, new elevators and new windows. [more]

  • ironstate

    221 West 29th Street and Ironstate’s David Barry

    Hoboken, N.J.-based Ironstate Development plans to build a 15-story apartment complex in Chelsea.

    Architecture firm Goldstein, Hill & West is designing the 152-foot-tall building at 221 West 29th Street — currently a parking lot. There will be 67 units, according to the plan exam application submitted yesterday.  [more]

  • Scott Resnick and a rendering of 551 West 21st Street

    Scott Resnick and a rendering of 551 West 21st Street

    Scott Resnick’s planned condominium development in West Chelsea has just released a new rendering. Development plans for the project at 551 West 21st Street, Resnick’s first under the banner of his firm SR Capital, were first filed in January 2013, as The Real Deal reported.

    Norman Foster is the design architect, while Beyer Blinder Belle is the executive architect on the project and filed the plans with the city Department of Buildings. [more]

  • 155 Eighth Avenue

    Splash Sexy Boutique’s storefront at 155 Eighth Avenue

    An impending liquor license for Splash Sexy Boutique, a Chelsea sex shop with a cafe and planned upstairs bar, has residents gathered in protest. [more]

  • Peter Poon to design new Chelsea hotel

    December 31, 2013 08:17AM
    132 West 27th Street

    132 West 27th Street

    A new Peter Poon-designed hotel is coming to Chelsea. The 21-story hotel will rise at 132 West 27th Street, which an LLC linked with Upper Manhattan-based Artimus Construction purchased for $35 million in July, as The Real Deal reported. [more]

  • 560 West 24th Street

    560 West 24th Street

    Developers Adam Gordon and Tavros are aiming to honor Chelsea’s artistic heritage with a series of accoutrements geared at art collector buyers in their new condominium development at 560 West 24th Street at Eleventh Avenue. [more]

  • From left: Simon Fuller and the Standard High Line at 848 Washington Street

    From left: Simon Fuller and the Standard High Line at 848 Washington Street

    Some investors are looking to kick off the New Year with a New York City hotel in their pockets, indicating a possible uptick in the market come 2014. [more]

  • The Barneys store on 17th Street, circa 1982 (Credit: Woman's Wear Daily)

    The Barneys store on 17th Street, circa 1982 (Credit: Woman’s Wear Daily)

    Department store Barneys New York is returning to its original Chelsea digs with a new Downtown flagship store. The 57,000-square-foot, five-story store will take up the majority of the Seventh Avenue block between 16th and 17th streets. [more]

  • walker-tower-unit

    212 West 18th Street, unit 11E

    The buyer of a two-bedroom condominium at Walker Tower is trying for the high-profile Chelsea building’s first resale. [more]

  • From left: 212 West 18th Street and Cameron Diaz

    From left: 212 West 18th Street and Cameron Diaz

    Film star Cameron Diaz is the latest high-profile actress to snag a new condominium at Walker Tower. [more]

  • From left: 257 West 17th Street and Brick NY members mid workout

    From left: 257 West 17th Street and Brick NY members mid workout

    The owner of Chelsea’s Brick New York, a CrossFit gym, is to pony up $250,000 to install soundproofing, in response to complaints and a lawsuit from neighbors in the building. [more]

  • hyatt-house-nyc

    From left: Rendering for 101 West 28th Street, Metin Negrin and Hyatt House in White Plains

    Upper East Side-based developer Lexin Capital plans to build a 30-story Hyatt House, the extended-stay spinoff of the hotel brand and the first of its kind in the city, president Metin Negrin told The Real Deal. [more]

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